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    September 22, 2010
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site a d.c. woman evicted, her personal belongings just sprawled out on the streets. why the city is stepping in to help. we are live at the scene. plus a major setback for gays in the military. don't action, don't tell lives on. we'll break down the latest from lawmakers. fox 5 morning news continues right now. let's take a look outside at the washington monument. it is september # 2, 2010. good morning. thank you for waking one fox 5 morning news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa this morning.
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lets he get a check of our weather with tony perkins. he has the big news today. >> it will be hotter. yesterday, 80 degrees, how about 09 -- 90 today. and then tomorrow, 100. no, just kidding. not a bad start to the morning. for the most part, we're in the 60s. 68degrees in the district. dulles airport, 65 degrees. fredericksburg, virginia is at 69 degrees at this hour. here is a look at the satellite- radar. we remain cloud-free for the most part. there might be a couple of clouds here and there as you look towards the western skies. we are cloud-free and we are going to see a lot of sunshine again today. you see the rainfall up to the north and west. that is a frontal boundary that will get through here eventually and could trigger some showers and thunderstorms late today and during the evening hours as well. so we'll keep an eye on that.
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here is your forecast then for today. lots of sunshine. high today about 90 degrees and again, that chance of a shower or thunderstorm during the evening and late afternoon and evening hours tonight. so there you go. more on that coming up in just a little bit. >> hopefully, that afternoon thunderstorm, if it does hit, doesn't mess with afternoon traffic. but this morning, we are looking pretty good out there on the roadways. julie wright, what is the latest? >> i think you just jinxed us. >> i probably did. >> in problems reported on the beltway at the wilson bridge. that is in good shape. headed into the northeast washington, bw parkway and 50 also quiet this morning. but on 95, we are wrapping up this accident that occurred on the southbound side of the occoquan. that is in the propose she was being cleared. now, the pace is restored as you continue on the southbound side but northbound, that is where we have the heavy volume. before delays from dale see headed up towards the occoquan. we had slow traffic in the
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express lanes leaving the prince william parkway. westbound i-70 at 94 and woodbine we have reports of the tractor-trailer possibly overturned. i-70 at 94 shut down until further notice because of this crash. southbound 270 busy on the top side. we have delays approaching and passing 109. no incidents to report leaving germantown to the split. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. new this morning, we're taking a look at live pictures right now from a d.c. neighborhood where one woman has been kicked out of her home and is now desperate it save her belongings that you can see out there that are all scattered around the street over four different blocks. eloisa diaz tells fox 5 she was evicted after losing her job. she says councilmember jim graham brought two trucks by last night and helped hallway
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some of the most valuable items out there. we'll have the latest on that in our next half hour. now to some of another top stories we're following today as police are searching for a suspect in the murder of a woman in greenbelt, maryland. she was found dead in an apartment complex on greenbelt road. investigators aren't saying how she died but calls about gunshots did come into 911 just before her body was found. police don't have a suspect or motive at this point. in manassas, police have a 15- year-old in custody after a brutal stabbing at a shopping center. they say to teenages beat an stabbed a photographer who was trying to take pictures of the canterbury village shopping center for the center's owner. people showing up at the mall started blowing their horns and that is when the suspects ran off. the "washington post" is reporting kerry briggs resigned via e-mail last week with just 4 hours notice. school board is said to be stunned by her discussion to
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leave on such short notice. brig was appointed by mayor fenty. she says she inform the mayor of had he ever plans in mid- august. a new twist now in the ongoing d.c. parks contracts controversy. mayor fenty's practice sternt brother omar karim was order to testify by a d.c. superior court judge. he is the president of badgerer ventures, the company that allegedly got million of dollars to manage parks and recreation creanter contracts. >> one of those was liberty law with we know great sums of money went into the perceived contractors and thnt went out to other firms. we wanted to find out what the expenditures were. >> he has never disagreed with talking about the parks contract. the investigation wanted to get into a host of other business interests of his that did not
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involve d.c. government funds. >> the council voted to block more money from going to banneker ventures. in the senate, republicans blocked efforts it repeal the military's don't ask, don't tell policy. there was heated rhett yike from both sides. they were arguing on whether to begin debate on a pentagon authorization bill. one republican did note that great brait inane, australia, israel an canada do allow gays to serve openly. >> and none of these countries, not one, reports morale or recruitment problems. >> whether you agree or disagree with this policy, whether you want to keep it or repeal it, the senate should not be forced to make this decision now. >> democrats plan it revisit the issue when the defense bill comes up again later this year. we are learning most of the nine dead in a chopper crash in afghanistan were americans. that is the word from senior
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pentagon officials. yesterday was the deadliest helicopter crash for coalition forces in four years. the taliban claims it shot it down but nato says there was no enemy fire. nato is still investigating the crash in a rugged area of southern afghanistan. a new tell-all book about the president's advisors describes them as arguing about policy and turf. the book is by journalist bob woodward and in it, some top members of the president's national security team doubt the afghan strategy will work. divisions at the white house are not secret but woodward suggests they were more than intense than we knew. the become hits stores next monday. the vatican bank under investigation now for fraud. what prompted the fraud and how the holy see is ponding. soy they haven't even been rescued yet but they are already prepping for the media. we'll have the latest on the 33 trapped miners in chile.
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the vatican vice at a raid on one of its banks. prosecutors seized money from one of the banks as part of a money laundering investigation. they say the money is already available at the bank of italy. the trapped miners are getting prepped for the media onslaught. they are piping down instructional videos on how to handle reporters and interviews. the # # men have been trapped since august 5th. drilling effort to save the mines are is reportedly ahead of schedule by but they are not expected to be rescued for another few weeks. the massey energy chief accused the federal mine safety and health administration of lying about the explosion that killed 29 miners to win a publicity battle. he maintains methane entered the company's main from a floor crack and overwhelmed
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when it comes to expanding opportunity in every neighborhood, i know that we must do even better. tv comedy host jon stewart and stephen colbert are planning dueling rallies here in d.c. they will seemingly take a huge rouse jab at beck's restoring honor rally. this calling on america to join them on the national mall on october 30th. so far, ard coming to facebook, tens of thousands of supporters have already signed on.
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>> it will be entertaining. that is for sure. >> pretty funny. it will be interesting to to see how many people will be down on the national mall. >> it sounds like a lot of people are rsvping. we'll see if they show up. today, we tart to get the heat and humidity building in here. right now is about the nicest part of the day with our temperatures in the 60s. let's look at the bus stop forecast as we are agetting the kids ready for school this morning. what you are going to find are relatively mild across the region early this morning. and lots of sunshine. sunrise will be at 6:56. temperatures in the upper 60s for some of you. mid-60s. a couple of spots where it will be about 70 degrees. not awe bad start to the day. current temperatures around the region, we remain at 68-degree here in washington. 64 up in gaithersburg. culpeper is at 70 degrees.
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hagerstown is at # 4 degrees. off it our east, we have a couple of 70s there. 70 in stevensville. -- hagerstown is at 64 degrees. we have some winds aross the area. these winds are coming to us out of the south. southerly breezes will be bringing that warmer air into our area. it has been warm to our south and west and now we get the pushing high pressure out and moving into our region. take a look at the satellite- radar. this will be of interest as well. mostly sunny skies this morning. you've got clear skies. awe few high clouds up to the north and out to the west. us for, we're pretty much cloud- tree and we will be until hat are today and one the frontal boundary gets closer, it could bring with it some showers and thunderstorms. there is a possible that some of you will see a couple of showers and thunderstorms late today and then during the
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evening hours as well. forecast for washington for today looks like this. mostly sunny, hot an humid, late day shower or thunderstorm possible. hook for -- look for a high of 90 degrees. more heat and humidity and for friday, highs into the low 90s. we start to cool off saturday. temperatures in the 80s. could be a shower late on saturday. that is a possibility and then another chance of some showers on sunday with a high on sunday in the mid-70s which is going to lead us into a week next week where we'll see dramatically cooler temperatures certainly as a possibility. that is a look at what is happening with the weather. now, let's get to julie wright and get an update on traffic. >> it is getting business you on the there on the highway especially up in howard county. that is where we'll find the crew in sky fox. accident activity involving an overturned tractor-trailer. that had the roadway blocked along westbound i-70. now, it appears that we do have some traffic squeezing by to the left as you guys travel westbound.
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this is up in howard county. tractor-trailer to the top left of your screen overturned on its side. a lot of clean-up to be done here, folks. if you are traveling westbound on i-70. m-ited to arafing at the scene as well. only the left lane is able to get through. -- m-d.o.t. arriving at the scene as well. we did shut down the roadway for a while at this scene. they have released some traffic but only one left lane is able to get through. quickly, let me show you what else is going on out there on the roads. southbound 270 on the brake as you approach and pass 109. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. president obama's top economic advisor plans to leave the administering mrg at the end of year. lawrence summers will step done from his post as director of the national economic sound sill to return to harvard university.
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the prz says said he is grateful for summers' service during a time of great peril for our country. the president heads to the united nations in new york today where he will speak at an anti-poverty conference and deliver his speech to world leaders on thursday. the federal reserve has decided to keep interest rates at a record low so what will it mean for you? you know what? it is just september but when it comes to retail, the holiday push is really on. we'll have the business beat coming up next. new concern abouts a bacteria resistant to antibiotics -- new concern about a bacteria resistant to antibiotics. we'll talk about that coming up.
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four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again
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tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do. inhina, they're busy building wind farms and expanding clean energy manufacturing. but in america, gridlock has held us back. now, the senate can change that - by passing a renewable electricity standard. it will spur development of clean energy and boost manufacturing in america, creating hundreds of thousands of new jobs. so we can make our own energy future - not just buy it from china. call your senators and urge them to pass a renewable electricity standard today. the fed keeps interest rates at a record low and it is just september but the big push for holiday spending is
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already on. adam shapiro is live in new york with this morning's business beat. let's talked about the fed statement first. now, holding the rates low. it may be good news for people if you are looking to maybe buy a home or something like that. but what does it mean overall? this isn't necessarily a great thing what the fed had to say as well. >> right. the simple answer is that the fed is worried about the economy. it is slowing down and their statement, which is usually written in ancient aramais but is actually in english but hard to understand. i want it read awe a line. measures of underlying inflation are currently at levels smawtd than levels -- what that means is that the fed is worried there is no inflation. they want inflation at about 1 to 2%.
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we don't have it. they are word wrid about unemployment. they are concerned about that. -- they are worried about unemployment. this trying to prevent deflation. this is worrying investors worldwide. this indicates they are word wrid about global economic recovery and u.s. economic recovery. >> now, another thing that could be a concern too, we're talking about holiday spending. yes, i cannot believe it. predicts will be coming out soon and they don't necessarily look so great, do they? >> no, deloitte came out yesterday that we would see sales go up 2%. i gaffe a call over to the national retail federation. you can see the numbers right there. they will come out with numbers possibly next week. in 2007, we are at 452 billion. we have fallen almost 0 billion off of that. we still have a long way to go to recover from all of this.
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>> all right. adam shapiro in new york for us. a father would unleashed a profanity-laced tirade aboard his daughter's school bus gives an emotional apology. the full story coming up. >> reporter: sad story to tell you about this morning. a woman evicted from her home here in columbia heights. all of her stuff is out on the sidewalk. you are only seeing just a small portion of t we'll give you a tour and tell you why she was kicked out and what she needs in morning. that is when fox 5 morning news continues. stay with us. where banks competed to save me a boatload of money on my mortgage -- that would be awesome! [sarcastically] sure. like that will happen.
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welcome back. let's get a check of the weather again. tony tony perkins is keeping an eye on things.
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look for about 90 degrees today. >> take a look at the current temperature around the region. we are primarily in the 60s. one chester, 716789 the cool spot, 57 in harrisonburg. here is a look at the satellite- radar. -- winchester, 71. there are awe few clouds out there off to the north and off to the south. we are cloud-free this morning and for the bulk of the day we will be. you think late today, we get some clouds coming through. here is your forecast for today. mostly sunny and hot. maybe a -- not maybe -- definitely a little more humid than it has been. look if a high today of about 90 degrees and that, let me do the calculations in high head, carry the four. no, it is 1 degrees above normal. >> i thought we were still adding up to the days above 90
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no the year. >> no, no, but we have to look at that. sorry. >> you think your time is done. >> we're done with you. >> okay. all right. coming up, ask the weather guy. >> how is ask the weather guy today? >> i can't say. we're out of time. >> quit pushing him. you'll get him in trouble. somebody appear perm items big and small stretching across blocks of an unt are section. >> i woman is being kicked out of her home and is desperate to save her items. >> reporter: eloisa diaz, it has been a long night for scherr. she was evicted yesterday and all of her stuff was put out here on the sidewalk. we are not talking about a small eviction. she had a lot of stuff inside her place. pat, show them what the block look like. we are at 11th and oat nice
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columbia heights. can you see it goes all the way down here, all the way down the other street. everything that you can think of. eloisa says over the last couple of years, what she does is she buys up things and then she sends them back to her family in venezuela. well, she used to be a caregiver for some elderly folks and recently, they were put into a nursing home so they lost her job. this is all she has, she says. she lost her apartment because she couldn't afford to live there any longer. this is all she has and she is worried she will lose this too. tax a listen. what are you looking for today? >> well, right now, to save my stuff and later found a way where i can live, you know. >> reporter: back out love here in columbia heights, effect can you being of from an old television set for a picture here. eloisa told me that she wasn't
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a hoarder. she is not a pack rat. she just keep this stuff and says it was very organized inside her home. she doesn't know what she is going to do if she loses all of this stuff. another thing, she doesn't have a place to live. so tonight, she slept here keeping an eye on her stuff and all because she simply didn't have a place to go. by the way, right behind you, pat, there is a police department privilege here. they have also been helping throughout the evening keep an eye on all of this stuff. jim graham september by two trucks to pick up some of her most valuable stuff but we are hearing about 10:00 today, in the stuff has not been removed, it will be trucked to a dumb. that is the latest here from columbia heights. back to you guys. >> thank you. now to another story we are tolling a woman running for the u.s. senate in maryland died after being hit by an suv and now her mother is speaking out. natasha pettigrew was on her bike on route 20 # early sunday
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morning when she was hit by a cadillac escalade. police say the driver did not stop at the scene but called later to say she thought she hit a deer. pet tbru held on for a little more than a day before her mother told the doctors to take her off life support. >> i'm empty. i'm lost. i miss her but i did the right thing. i made the decision not to resuscitate when her heart failed. she would not want to have lived in a vegetative state. >> ly police say the driver didn't so far the bike until she arrived home in upp no harms have been filed in the case. other top stories that wear following, the fight to repeal don't ask, don't tell. it look like the military's policy on gay troops will remain in effect for the foreseeable future after an effort to repeal the policy
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fell short in the senate. it is a complicated issue. four-star general nominated to be the next commandant of the marine corps opposes lifting don't ask, don't tell. that is in direct conflict with the bosses at the pentagon. >> reporter: at his confirmation hearing before the senate armed services exitedee marine general james olmos says with reservations he would support allowing gays to openly serve in the military. >> i think there is parts of this that we've not peeled back yet and by that, i'm talking some policy issues, some standards of conduct issues, the issue of unit cohesion. we are not quite sure what the impact will be on a all- volunteer force. >> reporter: the defense secretary and chairman of the joint chiefs of staff support repealing don't ask, don't tell and have commissioned a survey of servicemen and women and their families asking what they think. >> this study and this question you're that is being sent out
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assumes repeal of the law. an incredible act of disingenuous behavior on their part. >> reporter: it was a procedural vote in the senate tabling efforts to repeal don't ask, don't tell until at least after november's mid-term elections. gay rights groups are outraged. >> americans have changed about this issue. 17 years ago, only about 50% of americans spelled there should be open service. today, that number is 80% of americans think this law should go. >> reporter: but those would want the ban continued applaud what republicans did. >> it hassing in to do with having friends who are gay or liking people would are gay. that is true of almost everybody that i know. it is a matter of what is good for the armed forces, good order, discipline, morale in the military, a unique institution. >> bob barnard, fox 5 news. a luge judge in los angeles recently declared don't ask, don't tell an unconstitutional violation of the due process and free speech rights of gays and lesbians.
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it is believed more than 1,000 men and women have been kicked out of the military under the law since 1993. consumer groups want salmon that is genetically modified to have special labels. the new salmon has gene from other animals to help them grow fast are but the present rules say the salmon do not require special labels if the government decides they have the same genetic make-up as regular salmon. the d.c. superintendent of education has resigned. the "washington post" is reporting carey brig stepped down via e-mail with just 4 hours notice. the school board is said to be stunned by her decision to leave on such short notice. she says she informed the fair of her plans in mid-august. the washington teacher union is hitting back against comments made by the d.c. school superintendent.
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michelle rhee says administer "s have to moot i criminal standard to fire inof coursive teachers. the wtu president says rhee's comments are an overexaggeration and she has many tools on hand to fire teachers and this at union's contract more heavily weighs a teacher's performance over seniority. a florida man has issue awed tearful apology for yelling at a group of kid on her bus. ainsley earhart has the story. >> when seen my daughter just break down as a dad, i snapped. >> reporter: an emotional james willie jones says he is sorry for i abuse tirade that grabbed national attention. in footage captured aboard his daughter's bus, he is joan seen angrily gesturing and yelling at student during the september #rd incident in sanford. >> i was going to at least talk to the bus driver and find out what was going on with my daughter and why my daughter felt that way. when we was going to the bus
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stop, all of this started coming out. >> reporter: according to the sheriff's office report, jones said that boys placed an open condom on his daughter's head, smacked her on the back of her head, twisted her ear and shouted rude comernts at her. jones' wife says the 1-year-old girl has cerebral palsy and was apparently standing up for another classmate when the kid started to pick on her instead. >> she was helping someone else and they turned on her. there was no one to help her. and that is when it started. that is when she started feeling as know no one wanted to help her. she felt alone. >> reporter: the girl won't be returning to that middle school. for now, james acknowledges that his heart was in the right place but his asks weren't appropriate. >> it is not about me. it is about kids getting bull yod going to school. even if you are walking to school -- it is about kids getting bullied going to school. >> joan has leafed. mails, phone calls and other
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messages support from people around country. he was charged with disorderly conduct and disturb august school function. his lawyer is working to get those charges dropped. access denied. paris hilton's promotional tour cut short when immigration authorities refused to admit her to one country and find out why she got the boot. new concerns about that owe- called super bug. what is being done to stop the threat before it spreads. we'll find out in just a minute. ♪ i thought it was over here... ♪ [car horn honks] our outback always gets us there... ... sometimes it just takes us a little longer to get back. ♪
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the space shuttle discovery rolled out for its final mission before the fleet is retired. the shuttle arrived at the kennedy space center launch pad
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yesterday. discovery's 39th and final launch is scheduled for november 1st. some other sorees making headlines this morning. eddy franklin, the son of aretha franklin recovering this morning after police say he was severely beaten outside of a detroit gas station. witnesses say two men and a woman were responsible for the tax but it is unclear what sparked it. paris hilton on her way back from japan this morning. she went there but was denied entry because of a drug conviction here in the u.s. hilton snapped this picture with her officer introduction vrgs with her sister nicky after landing-- hilton snapped this picture with her sister nicky after landing in tokyo. a norwegian programmer admitted that he infected twit we are a virus, quote, just to see if i could do it.
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vies outers to twitter.com found that hovering their mouse offer a link could cause pop-up mess thinkages and web sites to open up in their browsers even directing some people to the browser. the white house press secretary noticed the problem right away. >> there will be those that want to gum up the system and things like that. it doesn't -- i don't hesitate to continue to use it. >> if it can hit the white house orhit you just as easily. >> reporter: yew twitter twit -- twitter shays it has fixed the problem. >> i didn't get any tweet tony perkins yesterday at all. >> i know you were waiting for them. >> i knew something was going on. >> have you ever? >> i don't knee how to do it. >> it is not that hard. we'll teach you. >> do you need some kind of tweet device. >> there it is. >> all right. good. let's jump in and found out what is happening with our
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weather conditions around the area. we'll start with some seasonal data. yes, boys and girls, ladies and gentlemen, it is the fall equinox. fall begins today. today is the day that the sun is directly over the equator. fall begins here today at 11:09 p.m. so we almost get in a full day of summer but not quite. fall begins tonight and then tomorrow will be the first full day of fall. that is a great graphic. it look really good. here is a look at the temperatures around the region. we are currently at 68 degrees. 68 here in washington. 68 in quantico and in leonardtown and in fredericksburg. gaithersburg at 64 degrees. winchester, it is 71 degrees at this hour. a lack at the satellite-radar composite for our region. thing look pretty good here. a clear start. a mostly cheer start to the day. couple of clouds up to the north an west for some of you there. but mostly clear skies and it
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will be another mostly sunny day today. but this frontal boundary will make its way through here late today. when it does, it could trigger some showers and thunderstorms for parts of our viewing area. i think most you will not see rain but some of you could see showers and thunderstorms this evening and into the nighttime hours. forecast for today look like this. big warm-up for today and the next few days. mostly sunny, hot an humid. a late-day thunderstorm is possible. high today about 90 degrees. that follows yesterday appear high of 80 degrees. then, for your five-day forecast, more heat and humidity. tomorrow and the next day, high in the low 90s. so it is a taste of summer once again. saturday, our temperatures drop off to the 80s. could see a late shower on saturday, saturday night. and then sunday, chance of some showers and a high right now we think in the mid-70s which will
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lead it a cooldown next week. so it is that season of transition. unsettled weather. we'll get some rain showers and we need them. time now for ask the weather guys. the segment where we put our big geeky weather heads together to we are your most pressing questions, weather- related or otherwise. today's question comes from alice smith who watches the show on her computer in oregon. >> thank you for watching. >> we do thank you for watching. she just said that she like to watch our show. >> at 3:48 in the morning. y he where, she says i would like to know if the time of sunrise on the east coast will be the same on the west coast. if nice in d.c. is 6:55 a.m., will it all also be 6:55 in
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portland, organize oregon. sunrise today is at 6:56. sunrise in portland, oregon is at 6:58 so it is close. and there are awe variety of things that affect what time sunrise is. portland is a little farther north. what you are seeing right now, because sunrise today is at 6:56, that is dawn. you are not sees sunrise. sunrise is the instant the sun makes its appearance over the horizon. before that, it is dawn. i will read this. >> does the whole thing have to be above? >> not the whole sun. it is that first -- as soon as you see the sun, that is sunrise. that first little sliver of sun, that is sunrise. >> that is about noon for me on the weekends. >> i'll read to you from wikipedia. you don't normally do that but they have a great summary here. the timing of sunrise is varied
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through outthe year as determined by the view are's longitude, latitude, amount today, the time year and time zone of the viewer's location. small daily changes an notice able semiwantal changes in the timing of sunrises are driven by the axial tilt of earth, daily rotation of the earth, the planet's movement in its annual orbit around the sun and the earth and moon's paired refuse lieutenant pair -- refuse lieutenant governors around each lieutenant governors -- and the moon's paired revolutions. >> i'm writing that down. >> this will be a test. >> take december 21st, first day of winter and the difference between here and oregon is about a half hour. so they are farther to the north and it gets much more noticeable as we get closer to
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winter or closer to summer. >> there you go. >> thank you, wikipedia. >> normally i don't use them as awe primary source nor should you but they're right on with this. so alice, hopefully, you are watching. i want to know why you watch us all the way from oregon. i assume she is from here. but don't know. if you have a question that you want answered, listen to this song. i i love this song. this is sunrise. this is from the mid-70s. if you have a question you want answered, go myfoxdc.com and click on the weather tab. there you have it. >> let's check in with julie wright and get awe look at what is happening. >> did that come from your personal vinyl collection. >> i do that on vinyl. >> i knew you would. little kids at home, what's
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vinyl in what your dad buys when we can't afford leather, honey. outer loop below speed leaving new hampshire avenue headed around towards georgia avenue. the crew in sky fox had a busy ride this morning. they are still over this mess at i-70 at 94 woodbine. some traffic is able to squeeze by westbound single file to the left. we have delays beginning almost back to 94 at this point so about a mile and a half of slowdown now as you travel westbound along i-70. can you bail out there and use that. traveling out of howard county in the direction of carroll county, this is where the accident occurred. we have one lane to the left getting through. 66 is on the brake 50 to 123. slow traffic nutley street to the beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. this morning, there are new concerns about a worldwide threat. a super bug that is resistans s
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around the world. >> the national centers for disease control and prevention says it is representing closer to us. >> reporter: an organism too advanced for our medical experts. >> soup are bug. they are calling it soup are bug because it has resistance to almost all of the different antibiotics we have. we cannot treat it anymore. >> reporter: dr. michael sebol says doctors are unautomobile to produce an antibiotic that combats the organism. here at the banner medical center, lab work ares inspect diseases. the doctor says the super bug has a gene that produces an unbeatable enzyme. >> we it not have drugs for these multi-drug resistant super bugs. >> reporter: so the bug continues to mutate and infect people. without antibiotics, people must depend on their immune systems fend for them vefl. >> fay bug is causing a major disease and you don't treat it, 0% might get better. 08% may go on to die.
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>> reporter: the soup are bug originated in india but has spread all over the world. most of the cases involve impeachment would have been treated in indian hospitals but the bug is easily transferable. >> we have become a very small world in terms of transportation of nasty organisms. up next, holly has some great ideas for spending time outdoors. she is at national harbor this morning. we'll check in with holly after the break. we'll be right back. building wind farms and
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expanding clean energy manufacturing. but in america, gridlock has held us back. now, the senate can change that - by passing a renewable electricity standard. it will spur development of clean energy and boost manufacturing in america, creating hundreds of thousands of new jobs. so we can make our own energy future - not just buy it from china. call your senators and urge them to pass a renewable electricity standard today. >> reporter: good morning, everybody. i'm holly morris. and i hope you are ready to have a little fin-- fun today, especially out door fun. we are live at national harbor. this place is always evolving and right now is the perfect time to come out and experience
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what we have to offer. where are you going? year my testers. i brought in official testers. see, i brought them in because it's one thing for me to say it's fun but it's another to get it from those who know fun. so here is what we are doing this morning. you recognize this area here. i think they are taking that on. and we're going on to a new ropes course. we're going to check it out. and we're going out on the water because there is the uss clever and my testers spent the night on there and we're going back on board and see how you can come on out and have on water fun here at national harbor. because the weather is still great and so now is the time to come on out and enjoy. >> thanks, holly. we're going to find out who will be on the judge's panel for the next season of american idol. the judges will be unveiled in
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a live webcast at 1:00 p.m. at the website and a news conference to follow. news have been swirling that steven lopez will join randy jackson for the 10th season. that does it for the hour. now over to allison and steve. >> a woman has been evicted and her belongings are all over the streets. what city is doing to help her out. bob woodward has turned his attention to the administration. we'll have more. and jon stewart and steven colbert asking to be joined and thousands of voters are answering the call.